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Lilleah Adora West

"Autum Joy digitaly remastered" by Lilleah Adora West

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i always liked the horse pose of my old autum joy pic as i did it with no reference and was very proud of how i was able to do the horse anatomy so well off of memory, but the coloring and human expression always bugged me. so now that i have photostudio 5.5 i redid the color job and here is the new and far more attractive buckskin appalosa centaur with his little quial friend (the quail were a royal pain to color, i did them bigger on sperate layers then added them in and shrunk them down to get the details)

8 Aug 2007:-) Robyn *Copperhead* Lee
Wow.............*stares in amazement* This is so amazing. And I love the fact that he's an appy. Appys are my fave. 1 Personally, I think he deserves a Mod's Choice. 1
Oh yeah....*first comment dance!*
9 Aug 2007:-) Anne Wipf
Another amazing picture. I love the moove, the shadow (is it a shadow?) in the backgound, the beautiful birds... And the mushrooms...
10 Aug 200745 Mozdoc
It has been a long time coming since I've had the pleasure of viewing and commenting on one of your Centaur masterpieces and for that I have to apologize not only to you but to everyone else out there to Elfwood that's drawn up a Centaur and hoped I'd comment on it but ended up not. I get that way sometimes, commenting on everything until I burn myself out.

Anyways; Lilleah, the style and artistic nature of your Centaurs always intrigues me, always floating right on that line of being drawn unrealistically, but also to where if you bend your mind around it enough everything magically falls into place.

In comparison to the original and the remastering, the remastering is definitely a cut above its predecessor. Smoothing over the entire piece gives the impression that there's a blazing hot sun basking down on the Centaur as he charges underneath the trees, making his coat shine and the whites more brilliant.

I have to say that I'm impressed with how you ad-libbed the new changes onto the existing piece, placing the bows and hair ornaments differently, adding in additional wildlife and foliage both in the foreground and the background, and mudding up the colors to be more varied. The first piece had individual strands of grass different colors, which still achieved the feel of autumn, but the new way you've done it where everything is smeared in unpredictable transition of colors looks much better.

Anybody happen to notice that the 'taur also appears in the clouds behind him?

Yet another nice picture to behold Lilleah. One of these days your going to have to draw my 'taur character and see what happens. 2


:-) Lilleah Adora West replies: "its nice to get long thoughtful comments on a piece i am truley proud of. i put hours into this one and it feels good to know that the minute details do get noticed. i'd reply more but i have to leave at the moment, but thank you for thr comment! i new digital version of my old pencil drawing centaur twins is on the way and an original of a rainbow pegasus centuar in a thundercloud will be comming soon."
17 May 2008:-) Kia Allyce McFarlane
I love this piece of artwork!!
23 May 2008:-) Jacob Studer
Awesome work! I really like how you did the muscles! I also like how you made his face look anime-ish
10 Jun 200845 Da Momo
Love that you added more birds!
9 Aug 2008:-) Ben Clark Johnson
awsome !!!
19 Jan 2010:-) Journey Smothers
it is truly beautiful. U must’ve taken a lot of time 4 this one. I luv it. keep up the good work! 2
9 Sep 2011:-) Leanna M Pelkey
this one is sooooo much better! i love it!!!
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'Autum Joy digitaly remastered':
 • Created by: :-) Lilleah Adora West
 • Copyright: ©Lilleah Adora West. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Anime, Appaloosa, Appalosa, Bishsi, Buckskin, Centaur, Equine, Horse, Hot, Man
 • Categories: Anthropomorphic (Furries), Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Computer Painted from Scratch
 • Submitted: 2007-07-24 06:27:48
 • Views: 6410
 • Resolution: 558x700

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